Equally, it also promotes and illustrates the importance of county councils and county unitary authorities to MPs, Lords, policymakers and caseworkers, in the context of Government legislation that affects local government and the public services that matter to Parliamentarian’s constituents.
Active since 2013, the County APPG has produced two influential reports on economic growth deals in county areas and health and social care integration. The APPG hosts regular briefings and informal receptions for networking within Parliament.
This is a crucial period for county areas – with key legislation coming forward on business rates reform, reforms to local government funding, the national schools funding formula, and other policy areas. As a key policy, Bills and legislation are set out, the County Councils Network (The County APPG’s secretariat) will provide insight and analysis on the key issues facing county councils and county unitary authorities.
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